New Arrivals · Ohio Travel/History

December 4, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Library scrapbook of Cincinnati facts

December 3, 2018
Fisher, Miriam Marting, author.
Cincinnati, OH : Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, 1955.
303 pages, 14 unnumbered leaves ; 28 cm
Title taken from spine.
"Corrections and additions will be gratefully received by Mrs. Teasdale Fisher"--Introduction.
Introduction -- Antiquities -- Architecture -- Cincinnati views -- Local history -- National history -- Industry -- Miscellaneous arts -- Music -- Painting -- Religion -- Sculpture -- Science -- Theatre -- Index.
A compendium of miscellaneous facts about Cincinnati, Ohio compiled by Miriam Marting Fisher (1903-2000), wife of Teasdale Fisher and a local attorney who was one of the earliest female graduates of the Salmon P. Chase School of Law.

Annual manual : the local's guide to living in Cincinnati.

November 27, 2018
Cincinnati, Ohio : Published by CityBeat
v. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Title from cover.
Copies in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Room have original printed wrappers.

Hardin County's on fire!! : a collection of destructive fires in and around Hardin County (1833 to 1933)

November 13, 2018
Marvin, Ronald I., compiler
[Kenton, Ohio] : Hardin County Genealogical Society, 2012.
82 leaves : illustrations ; 28 cm
"September 2012."
"Compiled from articles in local newspapers including the Kenton Democrat, the Kenton Daily Democrat, the Hardin County Weekly Republican, the Kenton Weekly Republican, [and] the University Herald."
Ada -- Alger -- Belle Center -- Dudley Township -- Dunkirk -- Foraker -- Forest -- Harrod -- Kenton -- McGuffey -- Mount Victory -- Patterson -- Ridgeway -- Roundhead.

From wilderness to city. Volume one, History of Tiffin and Seneca County, Ohio, from prehistoric times to the incorporation of Tiffin as a city

November 8, 2018
Dildine, Frank.
[Seneca Co, Ohio] : [Seneca County Genealogical Society], [[1999?]
124 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Index: p. 99-124.
"Pioneer and early years historical events put in story garb and chronologically arranged, with high point feature articles."

Secret Cincinnati : a guide to the weird, wonderful, and obscure

November 7, 2018
Witt, Kathryn, author.
St. Louis, MO : Reedy Press, LLC, [2018]
vi, 202 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Includes index.
Copy located in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Room has original color pictorial paper wrappers.
"Told with wonder, humor, and a big dose of sentimentality, here is a travel guide that lauds those little (and little-known) treasures all over town. From a tower missing its church and a maze you can meditate your way through to a book relating to a real-life beheading and a memorial to the last passenger pigeon, Secret Cincinnati is an exuberant shout-out to all that makes Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky that sometimes weird and always wonderful place it is"--Back cover.

Historic hotels of Columbus, Ohio

November 7, 2018
Betti, Tom, author.
Charleston, SC : History Press, 2015.
176 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

Wicked Columbus, Ohio

November 7, 2018
Meyers, David, 1948- author.
Charleston, SC : The History Press, 2015.
142 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Peckuwe 1780 : the Revolutionary War on the Ohio River frontier

November 2, 2018
Winkler, John F., 1946- author.
Botley, Oxford : Osprey Publishing, 2018.
96 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm

Best hikes Cincinnati : the greatest views, wildlife, and forest strolls

October 19, 2018
Molloy, Johnny, 1961-
Guilford, CT : Falcon Guides, 2018.
xviii, 200 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm.
Includes index.

Early Cincinnati : a paper read before the Optimist Club

October 16, 2018
Wilby, Joseph.
Cincinnati : [publisher not identified, 1902.
23 pages ; 18 cm
Item located in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Room has original paper wrappers detached.
"March 1, 1902"--Cover.

Abandoned Ohio : ghost towns, cemeteries, schools, and more

October 11, 2018
Morris, Glenn, author.
[United States] : America Through Time, 2018.
111 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm

Toledo's Woodlawn Cemetery

October 5, 2018
Visser, Rebecca Deck, author.
Charleston, South Carolina : Arcadia Publishing, [2014]
127 pages : chiefly illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Woodlawn's beginnings -- The businessmen -- The soldiers -- The industrialists -- Lawyers, politicians, and social advocates -- Educators and other interesting Toledoans -- The Lloyd brothers.
"Historic Woodlawn Cemetery and Arboretum, founded in 1876, has provided a final resting place for thousands of individuals. The story of the cemetery and arboretum provides an in-depth look at Toledo as it developed from a small port on the Great Lakes to a major manufacturing center during the first 50 years of the cemetery's existence. Images of America: Toledo's Woodlawn Cemetery presents the heavy hitters whose success in life allowed them to construct the most elaborate mausoleums and monuments reflecting turn-of-the-century interest in Egyptian art and Greek architecture. Others resting at the cemetery stumbled upon fame, including the humble railroad ticket agent who was honored in death with a colossal 30-foot pyramid, perhaps the most celebrated of all the monuments in the cemetery. Placed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1998, historic Woodlawn Cemetery traces the storied past of Toledo"--Back cover.

Cleveland's catalog of cool : an irreverent guide to the land

October 1, 2018
Murphy, Michael, 1954-2017, author.
New York : Countryman Press, a division of W. W. Norton & Company, [2018]
221 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.
The invention of Cleveland -- Polish boys & popcorn balls -- Ucztowanie! -- The sporting life -- Let's not make a scene -- Bars, clubs, & bowling -- The literary landscape of the land -- Squaw rocks! -- I returned to Cleveland and all I got was this lousy hat -- Dyngus days & duct tape festivals -- Conclusion.
"What to do in Cleveland now that it's gone from "The Mistake on the Lake" to "Believe Land" From polka bands to popcorn balls, the more recently bumbling Browns to the thankfully no- longer- burning river, Michael Murphy shares his Cleveland. Raised in The Land, Murphy returns to see that the quirky character of his hometown is no longer mocked, but celebrated (mostly). The city, where high cuisine used to be Manners Big Boy or the Woolworth's lunch counter, has turned into a culinary hub with multiple James Beard Award- winning chefs. There are now boating festivals and kayaking clubs on the once polluted Cuyahoga River. Cleveland has become a place that people actually intend to visit, not just get stuck in when the airport is snowed in. Cleveland's Catalog of Cool mixes contemporary with vintage stories and profiles of essential Clevelanders, past and present, like the well- known like Jimmy Brown and Chef Michael Symon, the late Harvey Pekar, and, of course, the most quintessential of all Clevelanders, Ghoulardi."--Provided by publisher.

Papyrus dream : "it's all relative"

September 25, 2018
Robinson, Mary L., author.
Columbia, SC : [manufacturer not identified], 2018.
225 pages ; 23 cm
Alabama -- Cincinnati, Ohio -- Monday's child -- Henry Jr, "Foot" -- Margaret -- Paul -- Mary -- Betty "Ludy" -- Dannie Mae "Boo Boo" -- Frederick "Freddy" -- Brenda -- Thomas "Tony" -- Theodore Richard "Ted/"Rick" -- Curtis -- Sharon -- Henry "Sam" & Mariah's thirty-fourth anniversary page -- My relationship with my parents -- Mary and Harvey -- Our second wind -- Harvey Jr., "Sonny" -- Harold "Cas" -- Mary and John -- Down and out -- My relationship with God.
"Mary's story covers seven decades and is her story of faith and family. With many trials and joys she tells the story of each of her siblings in such vivid detail. The story of her family covers many aspects of the times they lived in and through these times her faith grows. She struggles through a difficult marriage and deals with many of the social changes of the times. Her love of family and her faith grows on each page and in the end she sends a message of hope and encouragement"

Hidden history of Lorain County

September 24, 2018
Sagert, Kelly Boyer, author.
Charleston, SC : The History Press, 2018.
140 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm

Original Makers Club City Guide 2012 Cincinnati, OH.

August 17, 2018
Louisville : Original Makers Club, 2012.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Cover title.
Copy located in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Collection has original black and white pictorial paper wrapper.
21c Museum Hotel -- Metropole -- 513 City Flea -- 1215 Wine Bar & Coffee Lab -- Bakersfield OTR -- Parlour -- Japp's -- Studio N -- Spotted Goose Co. -- Brazee Street School of Glass -- Marti's Floral Designs -- Five Dot Design -- Taste of Belgium -- Mica 12/V -- Lavomatic Cafe -- Local 127 -- Nicholas Moegly -- Flow -- Sloane -- Framester -- Nada -- Cincinnati Museum Center -- 4EG -- Righteous Room -- Lackman -- Mount Adams Pavilion -- Stand -- Alive One -- Keystone Bar & Grill -- Igby's -- Tap & Go -- Original Makers Club Dinner Series -- Jean-Robert's Table -- Park + Vine -- Fountain Square -- Washington Park -- Via Vite -- Digs -- Rookwood Pottery Company -- Bouquet Restaurant & Wine Bar -- La Poste -- Django's Western Tacos -- Bella Grace Studios -- Smart Studio & Sustainable Supply -- Arnold's Bar & Grill -- Queen City Cookies -- Blue Manatee Children's Bookstore -- Switch Lighting & Design -- Jaguar Land Rover Cincinnati -- Moerlein Lagers & Ales -- Moerlein Lager House -- Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati -- Young Philanthropist Society of Cincinnati -- La Silhouette -- Clifton Performance Theatre -- Cork 'N Bottle -- Paolo, a Modern Jeweler.
A collection of advertisements of various local businesses located in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.

Cincinnati, Ohio Polk city directory.

August 1, 2018
[Taylor, Mich.?] : Polk Co.,
v. ; 34 cm.
Also includes the following Ohio and Kentucky communities: Addyston, Anderson Township, Arlingtn Heights, Blue Ash, Camp Dennison, Cheviot, Cincinnati, Cleves, College Hill, Columbia Townshipo, Covington, Deer Park, Elmwood Place, Fort Thomas, Ft. Mitchell, Ft. Wright, Glendale, Harrison, Hooven, Liberty Township, Lockland, Loveland, Maineville, Miamitown, Montgomery, Mount Healthy, Mt. Saint Joseph, N. College Hill, Newport, North Bend, Norwood, Park Hills, Reading, Saint Bernard, Sharonville, Silverton, Southgate, Springdale, Terrace Park, Walnut Hills, West Chester, Wilder, Wyoming.
"Including: Hamilton County; Milford, Newtown, and Hills and Dales, Oh; Covington and Newport, Ky."

Fellowship : history of the Cincinnati Irish

July 25, 2018
Fortin, Roger A. (Roger Antonio), 1940- author.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Cincinnati Book Publishing, 2018.
x, 172 pages : illustrations (some color), 26 cm
"Based on extensive research, this book is a comprehensive history of the Irish in Cincinnati. The author paints a picture of the involvement of the Irish in the city's development and contextualizes their values and contributions in the region. The history of the Cincinnati Irish is an urban ethnic success story. From the time of their arrival in late 1700s to the present, the Irish have had a dramatic impact on the city's growth, culture, and quality of life. In spite of the prejudice that many Irish faced, especially in the first 150 years, generally they were optimistic about their future and that of their loved ones. While pursuing their individual dreams and participating in the local institutions, they helped build the Catholic Church in the archdiocese of Cincinnati and worked for the betterment of society. Each generation has proven to be a potent force in the growth of the community"--Back cover.

Anderson Township

June 29, 2018
Anderson Township Historical Society, compiler.
Charleston, South Carolina : Arcadia Publishing, 2018. ©2018
127 pages : illustrations, facsimilies, map, portraits ; 24 cm
Introduction -- A fine farming community -- Homes and families -- Commerce, trains, and travel -- Early community churches -- School bells ring -- World War I -- Storms and floods -- Playtime and pleasures -- Past and present.

Lost Dayton Ohio

June 20, 2018
Walsh, Andrew J. (Andrew Joseph), 1987-
189 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Neighborhoods. Bomberger Park (The Haymarket, St. Anne's Hill) -- Baker's Hardware Building (The Oregon District) -- Classic Theater, Palace Theater (West Fifth Street) -- Kossuth Colony (Old North Dayton) -- Industry. National Cash Register -- Delco -- Wright Company Factory -- Huffman Prairie Flying Field -- Dayton Motor Car Company Historic District -- Retail. Dayton Arcade -- Rike's Department Store -- Early Skyscrapers. Callahan Building -- Reibold Building -- United Brethren Building -- Recreation/Education. Lakeside Park -- Triangle Park (Dayton Triangles) -- Public Library -- Steele High School -- Roosevelt High School -- Downtown, the heart of the city. Auditorium/State Theater -- Robert Boulevard -- Union Station -- Lowe Brothers Paint Store (Fire Blocks) -- Central Market House -- Post Office.
Explores Dayton's retail, industrial, entertainment, and residential sites and how they have changed over time.

Gist's promised land : the little-known story of the largest relocation of freed slaves in U.S. history

May 23, 2018
Wright, Paula Kitty, author.
Seaman, Ohio : Sugar Tree Ridge Publishing, [2013]
127 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Freedom found -- Master Samuel Gist -- Finding a new home -- Resentment from neighbors -- Day of reckoning -- Help from abolitionists -- Move to Highland County, Ohio -- Turner family moves to Ohio -- An Englishman visits the U.S. -- The Gist Trust is exhausted -- Ex-slaves claim their land -- Courts take action -- The Hannibal Turner family -- Trouble in the settlement -- Uncovering a mystery -- Paul Turner returns home.

Ohio day trips by theme

May 18, 2018
Seckman, Cathy Hester, author.
Cambridge, Minnesota : Adventure Publications, [2018] ©2018
176 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Includes index.
"Discover hundreds of unique attractions around the Buckeye State. This comprehensive guide is jam-packed with hundred's of Ohio's top spots for fun and entertainment. Take a simple day trip, or string together a longer vacation of activities that catch your interest. Useful for singles, couples, and families -visitors and residents alike- this guide encompasses a wide range of interests."--Back cover.

Cincinnati illustrated : featuring principal points of interest, busy down-town corners, prominent buildings, pleasure resorts, etc.

May 10, 2018
Cincinnati, Ohio : Freeman & Crosson, Publishers, [1918?]
64 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Copy in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Collection has original pictorial paper wrappers with black and red printing.

Cincinnati east criss+cross directory.

May 7, 2018
North Canton, Ohio : Haines & Co., Inc.,
v. ; 35 cm.

Cincinnati west criss+cross directory.

May 7, 2018
North Canton, Ohio : Haines & Co., Inc.,
v. ; 35 cm.

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